IBPS ENGLISH:: CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART -3

IBPS ENGLISH:: CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART -3
IBPS ENGLISH:: CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART -3
       CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART- 3
RULE –1

      When two or more plural pronouns of different persons come together that person plural (we) comes first, then second person plural (you) and last of all third person plural (they).

Example:
          Incorrect: you, they and we must work together.
          Correct:  we, you and they must work together.


RULE-2

       When a pronoun is used as the complement of the verb ‘to be’ , it should be in the nominative  case.

Example:
          Incorrect: if I were him, I would not do it.
          Correct:   if I were he, I would not do it.

RULE-3
       When the pronoun is used as the object of a verb or of a preposition, it should be in the objective case.

Example:
          Incorrect: let you and I do it .
            Correct: let you and me do it.
          Incorrect: these present are for you and i.
            Correct: these present are for you and me.

RULE-4
      Emphatic pronoun cannot stand alone asw subjects.

Example:
          Incorrect: Himself did it.
             Correct: He himself did it.

RULE-5
      The indefinite pronoun ‘one’ should be used throughout if used at all.

Example:
          Incorrect: one must not boast of his own success.
             Correct:  one must not boast of own’s success.

RULE-6
      ‘Either’ or ‘neither’ is used only in speaking of two persons or things: ‘any’ , ‘no one’ and ‘none’ is used in speaking of more than two.

Example:
          Incorrect: Any one of these two roads leads to the railway station.
             Correct:  Either of these two roads leads to the railway station.
          Incorrect: Neither of these three boys did their homework.
             Correct: No one  of these three boys did their homework.

RULE-7
       ‘Each other’ is used in speaking of two persons or things:’one another’ is used in speaking of more than two.

Example:
          Incorrect: the two brothers loved one another.
            Correct: the two brothers loved each another.

RULE-8
       A noun or pronoun governing a gerund should be put in the possessive case.

Example:
          Incorrect: please excuse me being late.
             Correct: please excuse my being late.

RULE-9
       A relative pronoun should agree with its antecedent in number and person.

Example:
          Incorrect: The boys, who was lazy were punished.
             Correct: The boys, who were lazy were punished.

RULE-10
      The relative pronoun ‘as’ or ‘that’ should be used after ‘such’ or same.

Example:
          Incorrect: He is such a man who I honour.
             Correct: He is such a man as I honour.
          Incorrect: This is the same man who come yesterday.
            Correct: This is the same man that come yesterday.







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